Massachusetts Pain Initiative

Mass PI is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people suffering from pain.

Integrity — Credibility — Empathy — Collaborative — Inclusive

Upcoming Educational Conference

Register now for the Fall Pain Symposium!

We are excited for the Fall Pain Symposium at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Worcester, 10 Lincoln Square MA on October 24th, 2024.

The program will run from 7:30AM to approximately 3:30PM, with continental breakfast, lunch and parking included.

Dr. Peter A. DePergola will be our keynote speaker on Ethics in Pain Management. Dr. Pergola is the Director of Clinical Ethics at Baystate Medical Center. He is also a research scientist and TEDMED speaker.

Dr. Zafeer Baber and Dr. Daniel Verdeh, Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Newton-Wellesley Hospital will discuss neuropathic pain. Other topics include Pelvic Pain Physical Therapy, low-dose Naltrexone, Neuroscience and Pain, and a presentation by Dr. Elyse Rosenberg about Empowered Relief for pain patients.

Nursing and Physical Therapy continuing education credits will be offered. More information to come!

News Updates

Healthy People 2023

May 2023 Webinar Best Practices in Pain Care

Healthy People Chronic Pain Objectives

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/Department of Health and Human Services

CDC 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Summary of the 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain